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Ghost Hound

Ghost Hound

Ghost Hound (神霊狩/GHOST HOUND, Shinreigari/Gōsuto Haundo) is an anime TV series, created by Production I.G and Masamune Shirow, noted for being the creator of the Ghost in the Shell series. The original concept and design was first developed by Shirow in 1987. It is Production I.G's 20th year anniversary project and was first announced at the 2007 Tokyo International Anime Fair.The series is staffed by director Ryūtarō Nakamura (Serial Experiments Lain, Kino's Journey), scriptwriter Chiaki J. ...
2016 Open Harmonie mutuelle – Doubles

2016 Open Harmonie mutuelle – Doubles

Grégoire Burquier and Alexandre Sidorenko were the defending champions, but only Sidorenko chose to defend his title partnering Axel Michon. Sidorenko lost to Ivan and Matej Sabanov in the first round.Rameez Junaid and Andreas Siljeström won the title after defeating James Cerretani and Antal van der Duim 5–7, 7–6, [10–8] in the final.
RAAF area commands

RAAF area commands

Area commands were the major operational and administrative formations of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) between 1940 and 1954. Established in response to the outbreak of World War II, they underpinned the Air Force's geographically based command-and-control system for the duration of the conflict and into the early years of the Cold War, until being superseded by a functional control system made up of Home, Training, and Maintenance Commands.The area commands and their responsibi...
Drummond (electoral district)

Drummond (electoral district)

Drummond is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1968. It was created in 1966 from Drummond—Arthabaska, Nicolet—Yamaska and Richmond—Wolfe.The riding, located along the Saint-François River in the Quebec region of Centre-du-Québec, consists of the RCM of Drummond. The largest city is Drummondville.The neighbouring ridings are Bas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour, Richmond—Arthabaska, Shefford, and Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot.Th...

Oslo Report

The Oslo Report was one of the most spectacular leaks in the history of military intelligence. Written by German mathematician and physicist Hans Ferdinand Mayer on 1 and 2 November 1939 during a business trip to Oslo, Norway, it described several German weapons systems, current and future.Mayer mailed the report anonymously in the form of two letters to the British Embassy in Oslo, where they were passed on to MI6 in London for further analysis, and proved to be an invaluable resource to the...
How to Create a Mind

How to Create a Mind

How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed is a non-fiction book about brains, both human and artificial, by inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil. First published in hardcover on November 13, 2012 by Viking Press it became a New York Times Best Seller. It has received attention from The Washington Post, The New York Times and The New Yorker.Kurzweil describes a series of thought experiments which suggest to him that the brain contains a hierarchy of pattern recognizers. Based on...
Jasper Liu

Jasper Liu

Jasper Liu (Chinese: 劉以豪; pinyin: Liu Yi Hao) is a Taiwanese actor, model, and musician. His former western name which is still used by his management agency is Max Liu, but he changed it to Jasper when he found out that Max is a common name for dogs. He is also known as Ryu in Japan. Liu started out as a model before crossing over to acting and became quite popular in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea and Japan.He is referred to as "Taiwanese Rain" by the Taiwanese media due to his resemblance to the...
BK Kenty

BK Kenty

BK Kenty is a Swedish sports club located in Linköping.Bollklubben Kenty was formed on 10 April 1932 by John Schön, Gösta Dahlqvist, Enar Johansson and Folke Dättermark - all teenagers.The Kenty name has its origins in kid's interest at that time in reading Cowboy and Indian books. A few letters in the name Kentucky were changed and hence the name Kenty was born.Initially the club operated as a youth club before men's and boys' football became the club's main activity. In 1968 BK Kenty women'...

Lincolnshire Commons

The Lincolnshire Commons is an upscale lifestyle center located in Lincolnshire, Illinois. The center hosts numerous high-end restaurants, and promeninent retailers. The 140,000-square-foot (13,000 m) center is a popular shopping area in Chicago's affluent north suburbs.Coordinates: 42°10′57″N 87°55′39″W / 42.182381°N 87.927622°W / 42.182381; -87.927622
African-American Civil Rights Movement in Omaha, Nebraska

African-American Civil Rights Movement in Omaha, Nebraska

The African-American Civil Rights Movement in Omaha, Nebraska, has roots that extend back until at least 1912. With a history of racial tension that starts before the founding of the city, Omaha has been the home of numerous overt efforts related to securing civil rights for African Americans since at least the 1920s.Prior to the formal founding of the civil rights movement in Omaha, several African Americans secured status that was relevant to later struggles. While the Civil Rights Movement...
1983 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay

1983 World Championships in Athletics – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay

The 4 x 100 metres relay at the 1983 World Championships in Athletics was held at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium on August 9 and August 10.Existing records at the start of the event.All times shown are in seconds.WR world record | AR area record | CR championship record | GR games record | NR national record | OR Olympic record | PB personal best | SB season best | WL world leading (in a given season)DNF&#...
Mary Kay Place

Mary Kay Place

Mary Kay Place (born September 23, 1947) is an American actress, singer, director, and screenwriter. She is known for portraying Loretta Haggers on the television series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, a role that won her the 1977 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress - Comedy Series. Her numerous film appearances include Private Benjamin (1980), The Big Chill (1983), Captain Ron (1992) and Francis Ford Coppola's 1997 drama, The Rainmaker. Place also recorded one studio album fo...
Social sequence analysis

Social sequence analysis

Social sequence analysis is a special application of sequence analysis, a set of methods that were originally designed in bioinformatics to analyze DNA, RNA, and peptide sequences. Social sequence analysis involves the examination of ordered social processes, ranging from microsocial interaction patterns (for example, turn-taking dynamics in conversations) and interpersonal contact dynamics to the development of social hierarchies and macrosocial temporal patterns. The analysis of such patter...
Swimming at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre backstroke

Swimming at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre backstroke

The women's 100 metre backstroke event at the 1960 Olympic Games took place between September 1 and 3. This swimming event used backstroke. Because an Olympic-size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of two lengths of the pool.Eight fastest swimmers from the heats advanced to the finals.Heat 1Heat 2Heat 3Heat 4Key: OR = Olympic record
Joseph Bruno

Joseph Bruno

Joseph Louis Bruno (born April 8, 1929) is an American businessman, and Republican politician. He was the Temporary President of the New York State Senate and its majority leader. He also served as acting Lieutenant Governor of New York.On June 23, 2008, Bruno announced that he would not seek reelection to the State Senate in 2008. On June 24, 2008, Bruno stepped down from the positions of Senate Majority Leader and "temporary president of the senate", but remained a State Senator. On July 18...
Jacques Mesrine

Jacques Mesrine

Jacques Mesrine (French pronunciation: ​[mesʁin]; 28 December 1936 – 2 November 1979) was a French criminal responsible for numerous murders, bank robberies, burglaries, and kidnappings in France and Canada. Mesrine repeatedly escaped from prison and made international headlines during a final period as a fugitive when his exploits included trying to kidnap the judge who had previously sentenced him. An aptitude for disguise earned him the moniker "The Man of a Thousand Faces" and e...

Mr. Midnight

Mr. Midnight is a children's horrors series written by Jim Aitchison under the pseudonym of James Lee. The series is published by Angsana Books. There are currently 91 "episodes" of this book and 13 Special Edition titles being distributed with more being written and released around every two to four months. It has been translated into Burmese, Malay, Indonesian, simplified Chinese, and traditional Chinese.Each book in the series contains two stories. The first book was titled "Madman's Mansi...
DC Comics Presents

DC Comics Presents

DC Comics Presents was a comic book series published by DC Comics from 1978 to 1986 which ran for 97 issues and 4 annuals and featured team-ups between Superman and a wide variety of other characters of the DC Universe. A recurring back-up feature "Whatever Happened to...?" had stories revealing the status of various minor and little-used characters.DC Comics Presents debuted with a July/August 1978 cover date and was edited by Julius Schwartz. The series was launched with a team-up of Superm...

Marcos Bisonó

Marcos Rodolfo Bisonó Haza is a Dominican businessman and lawyer. Bisonó is currently the President of Asociación Dominicana de la Industria del Cigarrillo (ASOCIGAR).Marcos Bisonó was born in Santo Domingo, and is the son of architect Victor Bisonó Pichardo, born into a prominent family from Villa Bisonó in the foothills of the Northern Mountain-Range in Santiago Province, and Ivonne Haza, a renowned national soprano from San Pedro de Macorís. He completed elemental school at Colegio Santa T...
2011 Torneo Internazionale Regione Piemonte – Doubles

2011 Torneo Internazionale Regione Piemonte – Doubles

Mariya Koryttseva and Ioana Raluca Olaru are the defending champions.Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino and Ekaterina Ivanova won the title, defeating Janette Husárová and Renata Voráčová 6–3, 0–6, [10–3] in the final.
Ghost World (film)

Ghost World (film)

Ghost World is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Terry Zwigoff, based on the comic book of the same name by Daniel Clowes, with a screenplay co-written by Clowes and Zwigoff. The story focuses on the lives of Enid and Rebecca (played by Thora Birch and Scarlett Johansson), two teenage outsiders in an unnamed American city. The film was released with limited box-office success. It was well received by film critics.Best friends Enid and Rebecca face summer after their high-school gr...
1921–22 Aberdeen F.C. season

1921–22 Aberdeen F.C. season

Aberdeen F.C. competed in the Scottish Football League First Division and Scottish Cup in season 1921–22.Aberdeen finished in 15th place out of 22 clubs in the First Division, missing out on relegation by five points. In the Scottish Cup, they made it through to the semi-final stage, but lost 3-1 to Morton at Dens Park, Dundee. New signing Johnny Miller scored a record 27 goals this season.
African Free Trade Zone

African Free Trade Zone

The African Free Trade Zone (AFTZ) is a free trade zone announced at the EAC-SADC-COMESA Summit on 22 October 2008 by the heads of Southern African Development Community (SADC), the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the East African Community (EAC). The African Free Trade Zone is also referred to as the African Free Trade Area in some official documents and press releases.In May 2012 the idea was extended to also include ECOWAS, ECCAS and AMU.The leaders of the three ...
Ken Dychtwald

Ken Dychtwald

Ken Dychtwald, Ph.D. is a gerontologist, psychologist, educator, lecturer, consultant, entrepreneur, and expert on aging-related issues; has appeared in numerous films and TV interviews; and is the author of sixteen books. He is also the founder and CEO of Age Wave, a company that conducts benchmark field research and provides consulting services to corporations and non-profits organizations worldwide on a broad range of issues relating to aging populations.Dychtwald was named the 2013 recipi...
Scott D. Sampson

Scott D. Sampson

Scott Donald Sampson (born April 22, 1961) is a Canadian paleontologist and science communicator. Dr. Scott Sampson is currently Vice President of Research & Collections and Chief Curator at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, effective February 28, 2013. Sampson is notable for his work on the carnivorous theropod dinosaurs Majungasaurus and Masiakasaurus and his extensive research into the Late Cretaceous Period, particularly in Madagascar.Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Samp...
1959–60 Dumbarton F.C. season

1959–60 Dumbarton F.C. season

Season 1959–60 was the 83rd football season in which Dumbarton competed at a Scottish national level, entering the Scottish Football League for the 53rd time, the Scottish Cup for the 65th time and the Scottish League Cup for the 13th time.A perfect start of 4 wins from the first four games was followed by a run of 13 games with only a single win, meaning that Dumbarton fell away and were never serious challengers for the Division 2 title, finishing in 6th place with 43 points, 10 behind cham...
Action of 1 March 1968

Action of 1 March 1968

American intervention1968Drawdown 1969–71Easter OffensivePost-Paris Peace Accords (1973–1974)Spring '75Air operationsNaval operationsThe Action of 1 March 1968 refers to a co-ordinated attempt by four North Vietnamese trawlers to resupply the Viet Cong and the efforts of Operation Market Time elements to stop them during the Vietnam War. On 28 February 1968, United States Navy SP-2H Neptune aircraft on routine patrol detected a North Vietnamese SL class naval trawler heading towards the South...
Cab Calloway

Cab Calloway

Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (December 25, 1907 – November 18, 1994) was an African-American jazz singer and bandleader. He was strongly associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York City, where he was a regular performer.Calloway was a master of energetic scat singing and led one of the United States' most popular big bands from the start of the 1930s to the late 1940s. Calloway's band featured performers including trumpeters Dizzy Gillespie and Adolphus "Doc" Cheatham, saxophonists Ben W...
Hanakotoba

Hanakotoba

Hanakotoba (花言葉) is the Japanese form of the language of flowers. In this practice plants were given codes and passwords. Physiological effects and action under the color of the flowers, put into words the impressions of nature and the presence of thorns with the height of tall plants, flowers and garlands of flowers through the various types. Meant to convey emotion and communicate directly to each other without needing the use of words.These flowers will be listed in alphabetical order by t...
Cheryl Brady

Cheryl Brady

Cheryl Nicolette Tenbury-Newent (née Brady) is a fictional character from the British Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks, played by Bronagh Waugh. The character first appeared on-screen on 25 November 2008, during the first series of the Hollyoaks spin-off, Hollyoaks Later, as the former love interest of Malachy Fisher. She made her first appearance in main Hollyoaks episodes in July 2009, introduced to the serial by series producer, Lucy Allan. In 2010 when Paul Marquess began producing the seri...
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